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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Key Findings of Freedom of the Press Report
    May03

    Key Findings of Freedom of the Press Report

    Freedom of the Press is an annual report on media independence around the world, produced by Freedom House, a watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. The report assesses the degree of print, broadcast and digital media freedom in 199 countries and territories. Freedom of the Press 2016, key...

    Key Findings of Freedom of the Press Report
    May03

    Key Findings of Freedom of the Press Report

    Freedom of the Press is an annual report on media independence around the world, produced by Freedom House, a watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. The report assesses the degree of print, broadcast and digital media freedom in 199 countries and territories. Freedom of the Press 2016, key...

    Who Started the Second Cold War?
    May03

    Who Started the Second Cold War?

    Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks. Also in April, the U.S. destroyer Donald Cook, off Russia’s Baltic enclave of Kaliningrad, was twice buzzed by Russian planes. Vladimir Putin’s message: Keep your spy planes and ships a respectable distance away from us....

    Ukraine Energy Firms Turn To Arbitrator Over Crimea Losses
    May03

    Ukraine Energy Firms Turn To Arbitrator Over Crimea Losses

    Two Ukrainian energy companies that lost control of assets in Crimea when Russia seized the Ukrainian peninsula have asked a UN arbitrator to award compensation. The case was brought in June 2015 by …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian Firms Seek UN Court’s Aid Over Crimea Losses
    May03

    Ukrainian Firms Seek UN Court’s Aid Over Crimea Losses

    AMSTERDAM – Two Ukrainian energy companies have asked a U.N. arbitrator to award them compensation for investments they lost when Russia seized control of the Crimean peninsula, the Permanent Court of …read more Source: Big News...

    US Navy Chief Calls for Normalized Relations with Russia in Baltics
    May03

    US Navy Chief Calls for Normalized Relations with Russia in Baltics

    The head of the U.S. Navy says the United States and Russia need to normalize their relations in the Baltics to avoid possible dangerous encounters between Russian planes and U.S. ships. Admiral John Richardson told reporters Monday at the Pentagon that recent close encounters in the Baltic increase the chance for what he calls a “tactical...

    The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past
    May03

    The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past

    Volodymyr Viatrovych is erasing the country’s racist and bloody history — stripping pogroms and ethnic cleansing from the official archives. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Villarreal secures Champs berth
    May03

    Villarreal secures Champs berth

    BARCELONA — Villarreal warmed up for its decisive Europa League semifinal at Liverpool by clinching a berth in Europe’s top competition Sunday. Villarreal’s comfortable 2-0 win at regional rival Valencia guaranteed it will finish in fourth place in the Spanish league, giving the club a Champions League playoff spot next season. The...

    Putin just made a major change to Russian law enforcement
    May02

    Putin just made a major change to Russian law enforcement

    Thomson ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin has just carried out a major reshuffling of the country’s law enforcement in attempts to take an even stronger grasp of the country, the Financial Times reports. In a sudden reshuffle, Putin has dismissed eight senior law enforcement officials while promoting 12 others who are viewed as Putin...

    Sergiy Taran on Ukraine’s Recent Political Turmoil, Interview with Kiev’s International Democracy Institute Director
    May02

    Sergiy Taran on Ukraine’s Recent Political Turmoil, Interview with Kiev’s International Democracy Institute Director

    Sergiy Taran is the Director of the Kiev-based International Democracy Institute think tank, and the head of the Board of the Center of Sociological and Political Researches “Sotsiovimir”. Taran is also an activist and political scientist specializing in post-Communist Ukrainian politics. His opinions on Ukrainian politics have...